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Sayed S. Daoud

Sayed S. Daoud
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences Office: 509-368-6572, PBS 415  Lab: 509-368-6715, HSB 315C Spokane


PhD in pharmacology, Medical School, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Bachelor of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Cairo University/Egypt


  • Course Director & Instructor – PharDSci 510 (Basics & Clinical Pharmacogenomics), 2 credits, spring semester. Professional Course
  • Course Director & Instructor – PharmSci 520 (Foundations of Molecular Regulation), 3 credits, spring semester. Graduate Course
  • Course Director & Instructor – PharmSci 577 (Introduction to Research), 3 credits, fall semester. Graduate Course


The overall interest of our research program is in translational cancer therapeutics, with a major emphasis on integrating high throughput genomics and proteomics approaches for biomarker discovery and classification for better utility in the molecular pharmacology of cancer.

Selected Publications

Yeh MM, Shi X, Yang J, Li M, Fung K-M and Daoud SS. Perturbation of Wnt/b-Catenin signaling and sexual dimorphism in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology Res. 52 (5): 433-448, 2022

Zekri AR, Bahnassy AA, Alam El-Din HM, Morsy HM, Shaarawy S, Moharram NZ, Daoud SS. Serum Levels of B-catenin as a potential marker for genotype 4/hepatitis C-associated hepatocellular carcinoma. Oncol Rep. 26: 825-31, 2011

Zekri AR, Bahnassy AA, Hafez M, Kamel M, Loutfy SA, Sherif GM, Hassan ZK, Daoud SS. Characterization of chronic HCV infection-induced apoptosis. Comp Hepatol 10:4, 2011

Dillon ST, Bhasin MK, Feng X, Koh DW, Daoud SS. Quantitative proteomic analysis in HCV-induced HCC reveals sets of proteins with potential significance for racial disparity. Journal of Translational Medicine 11:239, 2013.

Dasgupta N, Chen YO, Kalyanaraman A, Daoud SS. Comparison of clustering algorithms: An example with proteomic data. Advances & Applications in Statistics 33(1): 63-81, 2013

Daoud SS. Hepatitis C Pharmacogenetics: Possible solutions for an existing problem. J Pharmacogenomics Pharmacoproteomics 4:2, 2013 [Editorial]

Daoud SS. Genome-wide identification of FGFR2 alternative splicing in hepatitis C: Potential roles in malignant transformation. J Pharmacogenomics Pharmacoproteomics 5: e140, 2014 [Editorial]

Yeh MM, Yeung RS, Apisarnthanarax S, Bhattacharya R, Cuevas C, Harris WP, Hon TLK, Padia SA, Park JO, Riggle KM, Daoud SS. Multidisciplinary perspective of hepatocellular carcinoma: A Pacific Northwest experience. World J Hepatol 7(11): 1460-83, 2015

Connie Remsberg, Brenda Bray, Susan Wright, Joe Ashmore, William Kabasenche, Shuwen Wang, Phillip Lazarus, Sayed Daoud. Design, implementation, and assessment approaches within a pharmacogenomic course. AJPE 81: 11 – 24, 2017

Matthew M Yeh, Sarag Boukhar, Benjamin Roberts, Nairanjana Dasgupta, Sayed S Daoud. Genomic variants link to hepatitis C racial disparities. Oncotarget 8(35): 59455-59475, 2017

Matthew M. Yeh, Dustin E. Bosch, Sayed S. Daoud. Role of hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha in gastrointestinal and liver diseases. World J. Gastroenterol 25: 4074-4091, 2019

Zhang B, Kim S, Xiao Y, Damman C, Kelly K, Fitzpatrick D, Anderson C, Reynoldson M, Bray BS, Stewart AS, Daoud SS, Remsberg CM. A student initiative to implement peer-led study groups for a pharmacogenomics course: Evaluation of student performance and perceptions. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. Accepted, 2019.

Zhang B, Kim S, Xiao Y, Damman C, Kelly K, Anderson C, Reynoldson M, Bray BS, Stewart AS, Daoud SS, Remsberg CM. A student initiative to implement peer-led study groups for a pharmacogenomics course: Evaluation of student performance and perceptions. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 12 (5):549-557, 2020

Sayed S. Daoud (Editor). Cancer Proteomics: From Bench to Bedside. Humana Press, 2007

Book chapters
Kyunghee Lee, Tao Wang, Abdur Rehman, Yuhua Wang, Sayed S. Daoud. Integration of genomics and proteomics in dissecting p53 signaling. In: Cancer Proteomics: From Bench to Bedside (Sayed S. Daoud, editor), p39-58. Humana Press, 2007

Dasgupta N, Chen Y, Basu R, Daoud SS. An Application of Unsupervised Learning Methods to Proteomic Data from Colon Cancer. In: Contemporary Topics in Mathematics and Statistics with Applications, Asian Books, Ch 9(1) :170-184, 2013